SODIS AidPod | Possible option?

I was at the ‘Crossover Summit‘ yesterday at the Sheffield Film Festival. I was on a panel on ‘Digital Media for Social Good’ and I explained how we’d used social media as part of the ColaLife project. The panel was brought together by Michael Norton, the famous serial entrepreneur, and long term supporter of ColaLife. […]

ColaLife and the UK’s Big Society policy

ColaLife on the iPad – there were no shortage of gadgets at last night’s Big Society Network event. iPad (and hands) courtesy of David Wilcox. A core theme of the UK Conservatives election manifesto was ‘Big Society’ (see David Cameron’s speech). The basic idea is that government has got too big and that ‘Civil Society’ […]

ColaLife presentation at TEDx London – Part 1 and Part 2

OK, I obviously need to polish my presentation techniques but for those who couldn’t be there, here is the presentation of the ColaLife story at the inaugural TEDx London event on 4 November 2009. Any comments?

Live! ColaLife Presentation today (12/11/09) at 9:30am (GMT)

Follow this link to watch the ColaLife presentation at the Chain Reaction event, Canary Wharf this morning at 9:30 (GMT). It will be 15 minutes long.

ColaLife autumn speaking tour hits the trains

Through a string of very fortunate coincidences, tomorrow I get on a train to begin a pretty high profile (although I say so myself!) ColaLife speaking tour! The first stop is Rotterdam for the 8th Annual World Food and Innovation Conference to give a plenary presentation on ColaLife to the big boys and girls of the […]

Sarah Brown tweets for ColaLife!

Tonight, Sarah Brown (yes, I know it might not actually be her) tweeted for ColaLife! Bless her (or her representative). She has 387,653 followers. We will fill Trafalgar Square yet! Can you come to support ColaLife this Friday at 3pm?

Coca-Cola say ‘Yes’ (probably) to trials this year

Image credit: Alison Pearson. Thanks to the children of the N’gombe Compound in Lusaka, Zambia. A handful of ColaLife supporters attended the public  Business Fights Poverty event at the Commonwealth Club last night to hear Euan Wilmshurst, Stakeholder Engagement Manager, The Coca-Cola Company, give a qualified YES to trials of the ColaLife idea before the […]

Coca-Cola presentation to be streamed live

Last week I drew your attention to the fact that Coca-Cola are poised to make a statement about trials in east Africa at the Business Fights Poverty event on 21.4.09. I urged those who were able to attend to register. Thanks to those who did that – see you there! For those who can’t make […]

My question to Barack Obama – a reflection on the G20 Summit

Image credit: Daudi Were of mentalacrobatics Apologies to pure colalife-ers as this is a bit off topic. To everyone else these words are from a bystander who was privileged to have been able to watch, first-hand, the culmination of the G20 Summit. I am certainly not qualified to be a political blogger. But here are […]

ColaLife is off to the G20 Summit!

Thanks to the support of Facebook Group members I am off to the G20 Summit! I heard today that the nomination to be a member of the G20voice team of bloggers from around the world had been approved by Number 10. This is huge honour and responsibility which I will be taking very seriously. If […]